NDC Chairmanship race: Nii Armah Ashitey to contest Asiedu Nketiah, Ofosu Ampofo

Hon. Nii Armah Ashitey a stalwart of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Party has officially declared his intention to contest the party’s national Chairmanship position when nominations are opened.

Speaking on Obonu TV’s Agoo Morning Show on Wednesday 19th October 2022, Hon Nii Armah Ashitey called on the people of his region, the GaDangbe to convey his message to all their families and friends across the length and breadth of all various languages that “he is committed to the cause of the NDC agenda to win election 2024.” He continued “that as a royal from Teshie, he respects the protocols hence the need to communicate his intentions first in his mother tongue.”

Hon. Nii Armah Ashitey praised the NDC grassroots executives for their dedicated work for the party in the 2016 and 2020 general elections but blamed the leadership of the party mainly the General Secretary and Chairman for not being vigilant enough in the collation of election results.

Hon. Nii Armah Ashitey is a Ghanaian lawyer and politician who worked as CEO of Ocerec Company Limited in Accra and MCE for Tema between 1993-2001 before occupying the position of MP. He is the Member of Parliament for Korle Klottey and, the former Minister for Employment and Labour Relations in the Ghana government.

On October 13, the General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketiah officially declared his intention to contest the chairmanship position of the NDC.

Mr. Nketiah will be in the race with the current chairman of the party, Samuel Ofosu Ampofo and Nii Armah Ashitey.

The NDC will hold its national congress on December 17, 2022, to elect national executives.


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